In article <1991Nov25.173528.5682 at cco.caltech.edu>
morphy at cco.caltech.edu (Jones Maxime Murphy) writes:
>robison at ribo.harvard.edu (Keith Robison) writes:
>>>> There is a blurb in today's (Sunday's) Boston Globe that a Christy
>>Turner from Arizona State University
>Hey, she's from Arizona, the state that just voted to ignore Martin Luther
I'm certain that this will have no effect on Jones, but for the
benefit of any one who cares about rationality I'd like to state
a) ASU is a huge campus that pulls in people from all over the world,
so to assume that a person currently working there is "from Arizona"
is a bit of a stretch.
b) The state did not vote to have Martin Luther King Jr. ignored, they
merely voted against having another *paid holiday* for government
employees. Though some certainly had a racial motivation, editorials
at the time, and the later impeached governor's (eek that's a
different subject) arguments indicate that the major motivation for
choosing not to officially sanction Martin Luther King Jr. day was
I guess those were each worth about a cent...
Mickey Rowe (rowe at pender.ee.upenn.edu)